Salmon cucumber noodle salad

Salmon cucumber noodle salad

The bright clean flavours in this salmon cucumber noodle salad are perfect for the warmer months. To be no-carb, rather than low carb, just leave the noodles out altogether.

Salmon cucumber noodle salad

Satisfy your taste buds as well as leave your body feeling fantastic. 

 Ashleigh Feltham (MNutrDiet)

No one likes a boring salad and this recipe will satisfy your taste buds as well as leave your body feeling fantastic from all the nutritious benefits. The star protein source is the Safcol Salmon. Protein helps make this salad satisfying and is needed to repair and build all the cells in your body. For your brain to function normally it requires omega 3 fat and salmon is a great source. Omega 3 fat also keeps your heart working well and your arteries functioning. As an anti-inflammatory fat it may also assist with reducing your risk of metabolic diseases and the symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis.

All the delicious herbs and vegetables in this salad will give your body a good dose of potassium and fibre. Potassium is needed to maintain blood pressure at a healthy level while fibre adds to the fullness effects of the protein. The onions will keep your immune system happy with its antioxidant quercetin. Carrots as a source of Vitamin A, not only help support the function of the retina in your eyes but also play a role in keeping your immune system working. Lime juice a source of Vitamin C also contributes to a healthy immune system. Vitamin C plays other roles and is required for collagen synthesis which helps to keep your skin youthful and joints and arteries healthy. Sprouts contain magnesium and assist with energy levels and muscle contraction.

On top of these highlights, every different vegetable and herb can boast its own array of antioxidants. Antioxidants are vital to help fight off free radicals which can cause damage and disease to the cells in your body.  This is a salad recipe to post on your social media as a winner for taste, look and nutrition.

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